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Buvuma district Covid-19 task force receives boat from area MP

Buvuma, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buvuma district Covid-19 Task force has received a boat to facilitate the transportation of essential health equipment and serve as an ambulance for referrals cases to the mainland thanks to the Buvuma County Member of Parliament, Robert Migadde. The boat has capacity of carrying …

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Lake Albert boat operators cautioned against overloading

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boat operators on Lake Albert have been warned against overloading passengers during the festive season. Lake Albert is busy during the festive season with many of the Ugandans and their relatives crossing the lake to celebrate Christmas with their relatives in the Democratic Republic of …

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K Palm boat retrieval operation ruins fishing activities

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fishermen at Buzindere village in Mpatta Sub County in Mukono district are concerned that the ongoing police and rescue activities in the area are affecting their businesses. The complaint comes in the wake of operations to retrieve the wreckage of a boat that capsized …

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Boat accident: MV Kalangala on spotlight

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | MV Kalangala, the marine vessel plying Nakiwogo in Entebbe to Lutoboka landing site in Kalangala island has triggered complaints in the recent months ranging from inefficiency, overloading and engine defaults from travelers. Last week, Ministry of Works and Transport issued new guidelines to Nation Oil …

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Over 60 feared dead in Lake Victoria boat disaster

22 dead, scores feared drowned after Uganda boat sinks Mutima, Uganda | AFP |  Twenty-two people have died and more than 60 are feared drowned after a pleasure boat sank on Lake Victoria, Ugandan police said Sunday. The vessel MV Templar carrying close to a hundred revellers sank during bad …

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This boat won’t sink

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Thunder Child is a revolutionary search and rescue boat that is virtually impossible to capsize. Even when flipped upside down in the water, the vessel is able to right itself almost instantly. Developed by Irish company Safehaven Marine for use by the Irish …

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